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Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Lipitor

Lipitor was the best selling drug in 2009, with the 2009 annual sales coming in at over $5m for its company, Pfizer Inc. Lipitor is the brand name for an atorvastatin calcium medication that is pres...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

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Growing shortage of stroke specialists seen in U.S.

Although stroke is the number four cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States, there’s an increasing shortage of neurologists who specialize in stroke care, researchers sa...

Irregular Heartbeat Doubles Risk for 'Silent Strokes,' Review Suggests

TUESDAY, Nov. 4, 2014 -- Atrial fibrillation, a common condition where the heart beats abnormally, may more than double the risk of "silent" strokes, a new review suggests. Silent strokes have no sign...

Multiple HTN Meds a Risk in Frail Elderly with 'Low' Systolic BP

Consider comorbidities and frailty with antihypertensive polymedication in the elderly, as the applicable guidelines tend to be based on "more robust elderly individuals," propose researcher...

Comorbidity, complex cancers and the elderly

Dr Balducci speaks to ecancertv at SIOG 2014 about complex cancers in the elderly, particularly the issues surrounding comorbidity, life expectancy and decision-making. Many elderly patients have ...

Presence of heart pouch may explain strokes of unknown origin, study finds

A pouchlike structure inside the heart's left atrial chamber in some people may explain strokes that otherwise lack an identifiable cause, according to UC Irvine School of Medicine researchers.

Implications of targeted cancer therapies for elderly patients

At SIOG 2014, Prof Kataja speaks to ecancertv about the challenges of using new cancer therapeutics on the elderly population. The latest therapeutics, such as targeted therapies, are rarely trial...

Presence of heart pouch may explain strokes of unknown origin, UCI study finds

(University of California - Irvine) A pouchlike structure inside the heart's left atrial chamber in some people may explain strokes that otherwise lack an identifiable cause, according to UC Irvine Sc...

Aspirin Resistance Linked to More Severe Strokes

Individuals who exhibit resistance to aspirin may be more likely to have severe strokes than those who respond to the drug, a new study suggests. Medscape Medical News

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Reproducibility and Sensitivity of the 6-Minute Stepper Test in Patients with COPD.

Abstract The aims of this study were to test the reproducibility of the 6-minute stepper test (6MST), and evaluate its accuracy in detecting improved functional capacity after pulmonary rehabilitation...

Comparison of Center of Force Trajectory during Sit-to-stand Movements Performed by Elderly and Old-old Elderly Subjects.

[Purpose] This study compared the center of force (COF) trajectory during sit-to-stand (STS) movements performed by elderly and old-old elderly subjects. [Subjects] We recruited 9 elderly and 10 old-o...

Neuroradiology and voice findings in stroke.

Neurological dysphonias are vocal disorders followed by injuries or changes in the nervous system. Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide and the brain damage caused by it can affect co...

Pitching Effects of Buoyancy During Four Competitive Swimming Strokes.

The purpose of this study was to determine the pitching effects of buoyancy during all competitive swimming strokes - freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke. Laser body scans of national-le...

Outdoor Fine Particles and Nonfatal Strokes: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Epidemiologic studies find that long- and short-term exposure to fine particles (PM2.5) is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes, including ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes. However, few sys...

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